Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 06:11

Dr. Alice Crook, coordinator of the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre at the Atlantic Veterinary College, has received international recognition for her work in animal welfare from the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and Ceva Santé Animale, a multinational veterinary pharmaceutical company. Click here to watch a video created by the WVA about Dr. Crook's work.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 06:15

Nova Scotia veterinarian Helene Van Doninck is the winner of the Atlantic Veterinary College’s 2017 Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care. Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of AVC, presented the award to Dr. Van Doninck at the Atlantic Provinces Veterinary Conference in Halifax on April 21.

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 07:58

On Thursday, April 26, Mi’kmaq Elder Junior Peter-Paul released an eagle that had been recovering from injury at AVC since March 31. Before he released the eagle, Elder Peter-Paul, joined by members of the Abegweit First Nations community and others, conducted a smudging and drumming ceremony. It was a very beautiful and moving experience!

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 08:22

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) has been granted full accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE) for the next seven years.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 08:14

Dr. Javier Sanchez, an associate professor of epidemiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College, has been selected to be part of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meetings on Microbiological Risk Assessment Roster of Experts (JEMRA) for a five-year term.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 05:08

Fifteen ocean research projects based in Atlantic Canada have received more than $25 million in funding, an investment that’s expected to advance understanding of atmospheric and ecosystem change while also identifying ways to grow resource development in a sustainable way.

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 06:28

The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (QES) program recently announced the successful recipients of its phase-three funding.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 05:57

The AVC Wildlife Service and the AVC Student Wildlife Club are celebrating National Wildlife Week with a public lecture at the Atlantic Veterinary College, Lecture Theatre A, on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 7 p.m. 

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 09:47

AVC is accepting applications for its 2018 Summer Academy program, which will take place from August 5–10. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 25.

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 06:46

Dr. Martha Mellish, of AVC’s Equine Ambulatory Service, will give a free public workshop, entitled “A pain in the gut: Managing equine digestive issues,” on Wednesday, March 21, at 7 p.m., in Lecture Theatre A, Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 06:33

Come to the Atlantic Veterinary College this summer for an interactive, fun, and engaging venture into the world of veterinary medicine! 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 11:18

The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre at the Atlantic Veterinary College invites veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary and AHT students to participate in its 2018 AVC Winter Webinars with Karen L. Overall, MA, VMD, PhD, DACVB. Participants will earn one hour of continuing education (CE) per webinar.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:17

The International Society for Applied Ethology’s (ISAE) 2018 International Congress will take place at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island, from July 30 to August 3. 

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:18

Registration is open for the eighth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health, and abstracts for oral and poster presentations are being accepted. The symposium will be held September 2–6 on PEI--only the second time the conference has taken place in Canada. ISAAH 2018 is being hosted by the Fish Health Section of the American Fisheries Society, the Atlantic Veterinary College, and the Prince Edward Island BioAlliance.  

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 11:19

AVC students Hanna Hone, Colleen Griffin, and Melanie Stuart participated in the 17th annual Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest at Iowa State University in November 2017. 

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 04:48

For the first time, the Atlantic Veterinary College has hired a wellness facilitator. Sapphire MacPhee has a bachelor’s degree in social work from Dalhousie University and has worked in the areas of preventing problem gambling and family violence. She is very interested in health and wellness and is currently working on a certificate in this field.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 11:42

Christmas came early for Larry and Lisa Walsh, of Second North River, New Brunswick, when their dog, Lupina, recovered the use of her legs after suffering a severe neck injury seven weeks ago.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:44

Clients of AVC’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) got a “behind-the-scenes” look at some of the specialty services offered by the hospital earlier this month, including dentistry, oncology, theriogenology, and CT scanner technology, during the College’s second annual Client Appreciation Reception.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:33

Congratulations to Zoe Grutzner, AVC Animal Resources, on winning the 14th annual Lab Products Technician Award for Canada from the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). This award provides a deserving animal care technician from each of the eight AALAS districts and Canada with the opportunity to attend their first AALAS national meeting. Zoe received her award at the national AALAS meeting in Austin, Texas, in October.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 09:59

After spending a month at AVC’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital, a northern saw-whet owl was released into the woods in southern Kings County in late October.

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